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Ottawa County Parks & Recreation

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Eastmanville Bayou

13507 - 68th Avenue
Allendale, MI 49401


From Lake Michigan Drive, travel north on 68th Avenue.  The entrance is south of the bridge near Leonard.

Amenities & Activities

  • Parking area
  • Barrier free canoe and kayak launch
  • Small boat launch
  • Fishing
  • Hiking and cross-country skiing
  • Picnic areas and a small picnic shelter
  • Rustic toilet
  • Dogs are allowed on or off leash
  • Archery deer hunting. More information


This map shows amenities, parking areas, features and trails. Eastmanville Bayou is 157 acres with 1.77 miles of Grand River frontage, wetlands, a bayou and floodplain forest. The property is a great site to put in for your paddle on the Grand River Heritage Water Trail.


5am to 10pm


There are no entry or launch fees.

Open Space Land Rules


Parks Administration Office

Room 267
12220 Fillmore St.
West Olive, MI 49460
Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Phone: (616) 738-4810
Fax: (616) 738-4812
In Ottawa County:
(888) 731-1001 ext.4810

General Park Hours*

March 1 - October 15
7:00am - 10:00pm
October 16 - February 28
7:00am - 8:00pm
*Some parks close in winter or have hours that vary. Select each park for specific park hours.